The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of WatchGuard products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WatchGuard over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within WatchGuard Technologies, Inc.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
WatchGuard
Rank 178 178 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Permanent jobs citing WatchGuard 2 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.049% 0.079% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.11% 0.18% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 0
Average salary £27,250 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.87% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
WatchGuard
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Vendors Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1827 1690 1866
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 44.98% 44.59% 49.39%
Number of salaries quoted 1448 1412 1620
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

WatchGuard
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WatchGuard across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

WatchGuard Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

WatchGuard
Salary Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WatchGuard across the Manchester region.

WatchGuard Salary Trend in Manchester

WatchGuard
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester region citing WatchGuard also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited WatchGuard.

1 3 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Symantec
2 2 (66.67%) Blackberry
3 1 (33.33%) vSphere
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (33.33%) SAN
3 1 (33.33%) NetApp
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) MCSE
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (33.33%) Wi-Fi

WatchGuard
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester region citing WatchGuard also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited WatchGuard. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
2 1 (33.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) IT Support
2 1 (33.33%) Support Technician
2 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) IT Support Technician
2 1 (33.33%) IT Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) MCSE
1 1 (33.33%) CCNA
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (33.33%) vSphere
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Symantec
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) NetApp